Art and History Exhibitions 2018

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  • through-the-eyes-of-a-child
    Tue 11th Sep to Sat 27th Oct

    Through the Eyes of a Child

    Supported by Staffordshire Archives and Heritage Service 10am – 4pm

    An exciting and interactive new touring exhibition from Staffordshire Museum Service. From work and play to school and times of need, explore the lives of children past and present through the museum objects that tell their stories.

    Supported by Staffordshire Archives and Heritage Service

  • creative-textures-no-2-in-stitches
    Tue 16th Oct to Sat 3rd Nov

    Creative Textures No.2 – In Stitches

    10am - 4pm

    Having met through their love of textiles this group of ladies now meet once a week for a sharing of ideas, a chat and a little stitching. Out of this has come a stunning exhibition of mixed media, stitched and manipulated textiles.

  • finer-detail
    Tue 6th Nov to Sat 17th Nov

    Finer Detail

    Julia Humphreys 10am - 4pm

    By capturing the finer details of a leaf, spider web or eye of a predator, Julia takes a closer look at nature. Using and exploring the uses of different medium – pastels and water colour for animals with a variety of resources for other pieces.

  • Tue 6th Nov to Sat 29th Dec

    Stafford and the Great War – History Exhibition


    History Exhibition 10am – 4pm

    Marking the one hundredth anniversary of the 1918 Armistice. This exhibition brings into sharp focus the impact of four years of bloody conflict, which saw the loss of a generation. Rare photographs, medals and militaria help illustrate the poignant stories of Staffordians who served in all theatres of the war and on the Home Front.
    Supported by Staffordshire County Council

  • best-foot-forward-celebrating-the-shoe-industry-in-stafford
    Tue 6th Nov to Sat 29th Dec

    Best Foot Forward: Celebrating the Shoe Industry in Stafford

    Supported by Staffordshire Archives and Heritage Service 10am – 4pm

    This exhibition tells the story of shoe manufacture in Stafford through the objects and people associated with the industry including Lotus, Mason and Marson, Bostocks and Evode. Put your best foot forward and explore the history of shoes in our town!
    Supported by Staffordshire Archives and Heritage Service

  • Tue 27th Nov to Sat 29th Dec

    Return to Toy Town

    Supported by SCC Archives an Heritage Service, Brampton Museum and private collections 10am – 4pm

    A colourful display of building and construction toys from yester-year. With examples of advertising memorabilia and built models.
    Supported by Staffordshire County Council

Events 2018